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CMH Pub 5-8-1 The Approach to the Philippines by Robert Ross Smith. First published, 1953.
GPO Bookstore Number: 008-029-00504-2
"Operations of Allied forces in the Southwest Pacific from April through October 1944 told generally at the level of the regimental combat team-the infantry regiment with its supporting artillery, engineer, tank, medical, and other units."
The strategic background
Planning and preparation for the Hollandia-Aitape Operation
The Hollandia Operation
The Japanese: Pearl Harbor through Hollandia
Prelude to the Battle of the Driniumor
Deployment for battle
The Battle of the Driniumor, phase I: the 18th Army attacks
The Battle of Driniumor, phase II: the 18th Army retreats
The seizure of Wakde Island
Lone Tree Hill: the initial attacks
Lone Tree Hill and beyond
Biak: the plan, the landing, and the enemy
West to Mokmer Drome
Frustration at Mokmer Drome
The Japanese reinforce Biak
Biak: the reduction of the Japanese pockets
Operations on Noemfoor Island
Airfields on the Vogelkop Peninsula
The Palaus and Morotai: strategic and tactical planning
The Morotai operation
The landings on Peleliu and Angaur
The reduction of Northwestern Angaur
Securing Peleliu Island
Peleliu: the last resistance
Conclusion: the results and the costs.

Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History http://www.history.army.mil



Originally published: Washington : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1953

Includes bibliographical references (p.[579]-594) and index

"PIN : 074187-000"--P. 4 of cover


Publisher Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U. S. Army
Year 1996
Pages 649
Language English
Collection wwIIarchive; additional_collections

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